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About Hartstone Inn
Butter poached Maine lobster over angel hair, Pistachio Crusted Lamb chops, and grilled Salmon Niçoise are just a sample of what diners might experience at the Hartstone Inn. Steps from Camden harbor, Fodor's considers the Hartstone Inn "An elegant and sophisticated retreat and culinary destination offering a unique experience in pampered luxury." Our cellar list offers a selection of 150 bottles, starting at $24, and lauded by Wine Spectator.
Proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award and the American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence award.
Camden, ME 04843
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
5:30pm-8:30pm every night
Between Washington St. and Free St.
$30 and under
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Private Room, Wine
Hartstone Inn Ratings and Reviews
Michael Simon's restaurant is outstanding! While the menu is limited, everything on it is beautifully presented and the quality of the food is amazing! We dined here on Wednesday, enjoyed it so much, just had to return the next evening! The service, led by Meghan, is diligent and seamless as well. When in Camden this is the choice for a sophisticated and memorable dining experience!
Elegant Inn in beautiful Camden Maine on Main Street. Chef /owner Michael salmon creates monthly menus w 4-5 starters , entrees & dessert choices . Huge wine list
Everything was just delicious. We went two nights in a row. Plan to spend $100+ for 2 if drinking. Gratuity is included in bill. We loved it. Recommend reserving seat w open table. Only had a short wait in lovely Inn Living room. Check out the chefs cookbook,cooking classes & Tuscan Food Tour!
We were celebrating our 31st wedding anniversary. We had never been to the Hartstone Inn before. The food was delicious. We both had the Chef's tasting menu and we enjoyed all the courses. It was a wonderful meal and we will definitely go back again and recommend it to our customers here at Breakwater Vineyards.
We celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary at the Hartstone Inn and had a memorable dining experience. The chef's tasting menu was exceptional from appetizer to dessert with the Grand Marnier soufflé providing a delicious and unique finish to our meal. The staff was outstanding and the pace of the meal was just right. Beautiful presentation at a very reasonable price.
Went there in a date without ever having been. Parking is challenging unless you are lucky enough to find something on the street or own a smaller car. We were seated right away. Service was excellent, though felt like we were being rushed out at the end. The good was spectacular, and there was great ambiance. The bar area is quaint. The drinks were very good. A bit expensive but well worth it.
WOW - our party of four on vacation thoroughly enjoyed our dinner.
There is a limited menu but what they offer is done to perfection.
I had the chicken breast stuffed w spinach and Brie and it just melted in my mouth. Everyone expressed similar comment on their choices. The presentation was inspiring. The wine choices were superb & the pricing was appreciated since they were not aimed at gouging the "tourists". We all shared the apple crisp and soufflé - delish
When we visit Camden again, the Hartstone will definitely be on our list.
If you're interested in imaginative and always delicious food in a quiet atmosphere where good conversations can occur and where the chef and his staff care that you leave having had a wonderful dining experience, then get a reservation at the Hartstone. It's not possible to be disappointed.
Beautiful facility with nice designer touches and artwork. Well-known chef who once served Julia Child here (with high praise from her.)
They seemed confused about our dinner reservation which we made through Open Table and questioned us twice in front of other guests which we thought was rude.
it is hard to duplicate a great meal I had here earlier in the week but I eagerly anticipated a return visit. Don't get me wrong, this is a very good restaurant, but I found that my entree (flank steak) was a bit over done and cool on delivery. The service was at times rushed and at times hard to communicate with the server who seemed to be new on the job. A far cry from the tremendous meal and service I had the other night. It might be fair to say...hit or miss. I will be back
i have eaten at the Hartstone several times in the past 4 years and have never been disappointed. This week I was pleased to be able to get in last minute and was delighted from start to finish. The wait staff was attentive and unobtrusive. I got the Chef's choice and was pleased with every course. A fine pinot noir and a delicious peach martini in the cozy bar afterwards. My go to place in Camden
Dining room is pleasant and food is tasty but service is robotic and not fine dining
For our party of two a gratuity was automatically added at 18% which I thought presumptuous
Overall a decent meal in a decent setting but not exceptionsl
After a mediocre meal at Hartstone several years ago, my wife and I stopped coming, but on the strength of recent positive reviews on OpenTable we decided to give it another try. What a mistake! This a restaurant simply going through the motions. The menu was unimaginative, the preparation uninspired, the service perfunctory, and the communication between server and chef nonexistent (our salmon was supposed to be prepared without bell peppers but came out with them). With the exception of 2 blueberries and a few slivered almonds on top, the Blueberry-Almond soufflé lacked both blueberries and almonds, as well as taste, and my wife's Limoncello cheesecake lacked Limoncello and any kind of lemon flavor. There was, however a meaningless slice of lemon. Perhaps business is good enough for them to continue coasting, but we won't be back.
We come up to the Camden area every year now for the past 15 years for several days of vacationing each year. We discovered the Harthstone for Dining about 8 years ago and we make sure we dine here each year. This is my favorite restaurant the food is excellent , great preparation, nice wine list and the service is always top notch.
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